Admission Requirements

Master of Business Administration in Executive Management

GMAT/GRE is not required.

Though recommended for all applicants, a knowledge of accounting fundamentals may be required as a condition of admission. To meet this condition, applicants would be required to complete BOTH of the following courses offered through RRU's Continuing StudiesFinancial Accounting Fundamentals and Managerial Accounting Fundamentals, each with a 'B' (73%) grade.

Standard Admission

  • Completion of a four-year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in a related field from a recognized post-secondary institution, normally with a minimum GPA of 'B' (3.00/4.33).
  • Applicants who meet the degree requirement, but not the GPA, may be required to take the Academic Writing and Critical Thinking course and obtain a minimum 'B' (73%) in the writing course prior to commencing the program.
  • Normally, at least seven years of full-time relevant work experience, with three years at a management* level and increasing levels of responsibility.

Flexible Admission

  • To be considered for Flexible Admission, applicants would normally require at least 10 years of full-time relevant work experience, with five years at a management* level and increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Flexible admission applicants will normally be required to take Academic Writing and Critical Thinking and obtain a minimum 'B' (73%) in the writing course prior to commencing the program.

* Management experience could include one or more of the following:

    • Formal organizational management or leadership roles in which you directly supervise staff, budgets, or complete performance-oriented work with individuals, groups, or teams.
    • Roles involving consultation, negotiation with, or management of diverse interest groups, in a complex environment.
    • Roles in which you lead others toward shared goals and outcomes.
    • Roles in which you influence, organize, and coordinate groups of people.
    • Please ensure that you demonstrate your management experience in your detailed resume, and clearly indicate how your years of experience meet the requirements

English Language Proficiency

Additional Recommendation(s)

  • For all applicants, any acquisition of a professional designation, such as a CA, PMP, or other nationally recognized distinctions, should be noted on your resume in your application package.